Jan 18, 2013 5:00pm PST
, it is, it's at the heart of social networking story. how a neighborhood used technology and auto technology company to stay informed and help each other feel safe. >> this menlo park neighborhood like most areas is made up of tech savy people, when armed robbers targeted a nearby jewelry store and were then chased through the neighborhood, technology came into play. specifically social network site nextdoor. >> there's an armed robber in the neighborhood, go in, lock your doors and we will keep you updated. >> he saw the chase. then went to the neighborhood nextdoor site to warn others to stay inside because of police activity. >> it was frightening. >> he did not have to post twice. >> we went back inside and i shut my blinds, you don't know what is going on. >> you you don't know what is sgoing on, you are in the house, and you see police outside the window, get an e-mail or message on the service that says, if you are in doors stay in doors, stay low. >> nextdoor is catching on as a way for neighbors to stay in touch. help hadful when it comes to daycare, putting things up for
Jan 21, 2013 5:00pm PST
in when it comes on technology and so was the bay area during today's inauguration. let's bring in our business and tech reporter, scott budman who has that part of the story. >> i am feeling under dressed. we found technology on display here in d.c. and at home. let's check out this video at nbc camera crew catching the family on the smartphone taking pictures. who says only those in the audience want to tweet about what is going on today. back here at home, we caught up with a bay area blogger that brought his family to the san brew oh, park to play, but not before talking to them and blogging to his audience on social media about why this inauguration is unlike most others in america's past. >> still, looking at the crowds, i was kind of shocked at how joye joyeous and diverse everyone was. and that was a good feeling. >> he said when it comes to letting young people know how significant today is. social media is the perfect tool. coming up tonight, how twitter was overwhelmed by today's inauguration, and why social media can keep young people from learning about important moments.
Jan 17, 2013 5:00pm PST
a growing company that blends technology, sports and social media. >> what's fascinating is every day we're humbled in this office. a new piece of content lands on our social box and it's unexpected. we just found some ostrich jockeys that race ostriches rocking these things. >> go pro, which has grown to 400 employees and says it plans to hire more. janell, it's come a long way since athletes first started putting the cameras on their boards and bikes. >> thanks, scott. >>> and some great news. you don't have to miss the game tonight while watching the surfers. several televisions will be set up in the viewing area. so fans can watch the action on the waves and on the football field. >> a lot happening this weekend. a live look around the bay area in our hd camera networks. sunny and warmer today. chief meteorologist jeff ranieri is in our weather center to tell us if this is going to continue, and i think it is. >> good timing as we head throughout this saturday and sunday. tracking those waves and at the current moment, they're very minuscule. winds out of the north at 7 to 9 miles pe